Job Description Contract Technical Editor 2-3 months Washington D.C. (ZIP: 20006) Are you a talented editor with a strong background reviewing technical or scientific documents? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative research environment? We might have the right opportunity for you! Our client, a federally funded research and development center, is seeking a technical editor for a 2- to 3-month contract position in Washington, D.C. This position provides editorial support to our client s research staff. Responsibilities include editing and writing assistance on presentation materials, reports, papers, documents, and other publications. In addition, the technical editor will coordinate production activities from initial draft to final published product. There is a possibility this contract may be extended or turn into a full-time, permanent employment opportunity. Minimum qualifications include: At least 6 years providing editorial support to a technical group or in a technical work environment. BA/BS in English, Journalism or a closely related discipline. Demonstrated expertise with a variety of word processing or desktop publishing software, PDF files, web-based applications, and graphics software. Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely. Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel. Willingness to take an editing assessment. U.S. citizenship is required. Company Description ProEdit is an Atlanta-based staffing services company with a focus on placing business communications professionals throughout the U.S.
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